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Fujifilm seeks approval for Avigan as Covid-19 treatment in Japan

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Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Friday it was seeking approval for its flu drug Avigan as a treatment for Covid-19 in Japan, a move that comes after a late-stage study showed reduced recovery time for patients with non-severe symptoms.

[TOKYO] Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Friday it was seeking approval for its flu drug Avigan as a treatment for Covid-19 in Japan, a move that comes after a late-stage study showed reduced recovery time for patients with non-severe symptoms.

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